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people. to help clean up the city. kron 4's scott rates shows us how the program will work. >> reporter: the city manager telling me this program will provide food, clothing and cash to the homeless here on these streets in exchange for helping keep the city looking sharp! last night the city approving funding to bring in the non-profit organization downtown streets team. the $272,000 one year program will create a 12 person team made up of homeless individuals here in san rafael. the team members will work about 20 hours a week cleaning side-walks and streets. in return they will receive $100 a week for food and housing the downtown streets team already has successful programs in palo alto and san jose, the san rafael city manager says the homeless problem here has gotten so bad something had to be done >> we will have always had downtown facilities to help the homeless. lately, however there is been a larger number. our citizens have been concerned that we need to do more. and the cities portion of that $272,000 price tag will only be 47k because of several donations the city hopes th
two weeks since boston felt the effects of a massive nor'easter. now, city workers are trying to get ahead of the snow forecast for saturday night. one of the priorities -- filling the potholes. >> "when there are cracks in the surface, and the water gets in and snow gets in and then it freezes, it erupts and causes these holes. so we have to keep up with this." >> reporter: there's also more supervision over the private contractors this time around. >> "we're using our g-p-s' and we're monitoring much more closely than we did last storm. making sure they're working, making sure they're doing the streets they say they're doing." >> reporter: this snowstorm isn't expected to be as strong as the previous blizzard. however, as much as a foot is expected to fall in parts of new england. i'm cristina mutchler for kron 4 news. >> and a nice day in the bay area. we did have some showers but it cleared out this is a live at chinatown. first, the san mateo bridge. this is the scene from this evening. high clouds and fog burned callers tonight. vibrant- tonight. a bit breezy gusting. even the
. >> developing tonight at eight. police are investigating the death of a teenage girl. who suisun city yesterday. and found dead in fairfield this morning. a passerby discovered the girl's naked body in allan witt park at about 6-45 this morning. right now. her death is being investigated as a homicide. kron-4's charles clifford has been in fairfield all day. he joins us live tonight with the very latest. the girl, who's described as a teenager, was reported missing by a guardian thursday afternoon when she didn't come home from school. the suisun city police department spent thursday eveing and friday morning searching for her. around 6:45 friday morning, an officer with the fairfield police department discovered her body lying naked in a parking lot here at allan witt park. fairfield police blocked off a large section of the park and spent most of the day searching the area. they also contacted suisun city police who were able to identify girl as their as of friday evening the girls name and exact age had not been released, pending notification of next of kin. the fairfield police department i
outside of per complex. she called the city and demanded that they prove to this tree. it is very dark. >> i guess the neighbor heard her. and she had bruises. the tree, it was a dark right there. >> reporter: it said francisco, reggie kumar, kron 4. >>pam: many people marching against alleged police brutality. this is with our partnership with abc seven, helicopter irreal shot from abc seven he'd ph.d.high- definition video. and to they provided a rally. >> developing tonight at 8:00 p.m.,the search for an alleged cop- killer. law enforcement agencies fan out across southern california. searching for a former l-a-p-d officer. he is suspected of killing three people. in what's being described as a violent revenge vendetta against authorities. the suspect's name is christopher dorner. a former military man - a navy reservist. he was fired from the los angeles police department. tonight. police are searching high and low to flush him out. and to try and stop him from killing again. grant lodes joins us now. with the latest developments grant? >> reporter: right now swat team members have
, kron four news. >> new at 8. in a story that you will only see on kron4. san francisco city officials are reacting. after this north beach brawl. this happened early sunday morning along broadway. tonight.kron 4's j.r. stone talked with officials who say, operations at one club have been suspended because of the out- of- control fight. >> i passed legislation to give city the authority to shut down a club temporarily. >> david is the president of the board of supervisors and in response to this fight on sunday morning the city has provoked the entertainment license. pending an investigation. >> we need to make sure that promoters, people that are profiting from the injured night life are taking responsibility that these public safety incidences to not happen in residence. >> there were only two police officers and eventually cops from the entire city are on broadway in north beach. there had been signs of improvement and some have been reassigned. mainly in the mission district. >> there is still progress but what happened on saturday shows that we have a way to go. >> he supports a s
flights are being let into into new york city airports will remain closed until 11 p-m tonight. here at san francisco's international airport. 14 flights have been cancelled because of the storm. three departing flights heading to boston were cancelled. while six flights from new york, and five arriving from boston to san francisco have been cancelled tonight. >> that storm system is moving out of the northeast. jet bluthat blue is the snow its moving toward the canadian maritime. a very good break but there is another system. and the west, quiet. that is how it will stay. with plenty of sunshine and no rain. temperatures today, fifties and even 60s. a few degrees warmer than yesterday. 62 and the santa rosa. tomorrow, even a couple of degrees warmer. here is a live view of the bay bridge toll plaza. great visibility. we will see great visibility for tomorrow. look for clear skies and temperatures getting cold. below 30 degrees inland. looking nice for the afternoon with temperatures around 60s. >> right now -- all lanes have been re-opened after a deadly car crash in richmond this a
of a teen girl from suisun city. she fairfield park. kron 4's charles clifford >> reporter: speaking to the press thursday afternoon, the fairfield police department declined to say whether or not they had identified a suspect in genelle conway-allen's murder. police chief walter tibbet said that they wanted to be very carefull about what information was released publicly while police didn't release any signifigant new details about this week old case they did say they were analyzing surviellance video from the area near where genelle was last seen. they believe this picture taken last thurday afternoon is the last known image of the girl. here body was found the following morning. >> we are asking anybody who has seen the body or her... before it happened, to contact the police. >> reporter: whit park, a small memorial continues to grow and neighbors remain sadened by what happened. >> she was just a girl, she was just starting her life. >> reporter: the family of genelle conway-allen also released a statement today saying, "this has been a devastating tragedy for our family and ou
was reported missing thursday in nearby suisun city, and was found friday morning. right now. her death is being investigated as a homicide. kron 4's alecia reid has been covering the investigation and she brings us the latest information from police. >> she was really nice she had a fun personality and a beautiful blue eyes. >> reporter: flowers keep coming in from this foster child that was found dead. this is the person that found the body. >> right there, with her face down and her legs out the most horrible thing i hope i never see anything like that again. she was right there and it totally nude. face down in the third she did not work real issue looked like a mannequin >> reporter: he willingly gave up his dna and has been ruled out a suspect. this news has been a terrible for this community. >> he has to classis and each day he gave her a hug. when he heard that it was her he says that that cannot be her. she is a good girl. and i was told just to let tam morning >> reporter: the school will be providing counseling and there are cameras all over the city following up on leads. t
, redwood city and the warmest areas inland. 73 degrees. enjoy the warm air real we have another nice day tomorrow. and the coast is also nice. saturday, also nice with plenty of sunshine. we will see that cool air filter and. changes on your forecast, wet weather coming up. >>pam: this event outside of san francisco city hall. and a large asteroid traveling past earth. how close will it get? >> this massive pillow fight. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two whole years. from at&t. call to get u-verse tv starting at just $19 a month with our triple-play bundle. get the same great price for two years. plus now two times the internet speed than before. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable high-speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [
homeless encampment in the city of san jose. kron4 shows you where and why hundreds of illegal campers were getting the boot. >> the exact date has not been announced, but the latest word from san jose city hall is that sometime during the first week of march, the homeless people you see camped out here near the airport, directly beneath the flight path, will be asked to leave. they will be evicted and camp side here will be cleaned up. that means the 100 or so homeless people in some 70 tents and other makeshift shelters here will have to go. the coming action spurred by pressure from neighbors fed up with rising crime, trash, and unsanitary conditions fueled by fears the unprecedented grove of the camp may be the result of homeless people moving here from outside the region. >> cleanups are just part of an overall strategy to address a much larger problem, which is the homelessness that our community is facing. we'll move people, but we are hoping we can use that as a way to positively reenforce the access and services. >> spread across several acres of city-owned land, just south of ma
in san francisco. but next season will be the teams last at the stick. the city has announced plans to demolish the stadium after the team moves south to its new home in santa clara. kron 4's charles clifford has more >> reporter: candlestick parks sits about 5 and a half miles south of downtown san francisco. the stadium was built in the late fifties as a home for the san francisco giants, the 49ers started using it in 1971. the giants moved out in 2000 and the next nfl season will be candlesticks last. for more than fifty years candlestick park has been home to sports, concerts, and more than a few memorable moments, among the highlights was the 1989 loma prieta earthquake, which shook the stadium on live television during the world series. there was also this pass from joe montana to dwight clark, which was immortalized as the catch that sent the 49ers to superbowl 16. candlestick park is currently run by the san francisco recreation and parks department, but after the 49ers play there last game here next season, developer lennar urban will take over. lennar is the same company t
station,kron 4 news starts now. right now. two santa cruz city police officers are suspect. we're live at the scene. where tonight the lockdown. plus: teachers in alameda in district. details on what *could be alameda. now at eight. >> our department is in mourning. horrific day. we lost two exceptionally fine officers today. a deadly afternoon in santa cruz >> heard 50 to 100 shots fired. >> semi automatic and it was really really close. two officers and a suspect die in a pair of shootings. businesses and schools have been locked down for hours as swat teams make a citywide manhunt. we are following this developing story. as the manhunt now heads into the nighttime hours. kron 4's rob fladeboe is live at the scene with new reaction from police. rob, what can you tell us? >> reporter: will of an open heart it is confirmed that there have been to officers- it has been confirmed. that there is been to officers-- two officers killed from the santa cruz police department. let us show you some aerial photos with our helicopter partnership with abc seven. they were investigating reports of
. it was just before 4:30 when one boulevard and john muir drive near daly city. the pedestrian was seriously hospital. the cause of the accident remains under investigation.as part of the investigation the driver will undergo a drug and alcohol test. muni service is not being effected. >> consumer alert. auto experts warning buyers coming from the east coast. kron four's philippe djegal explains why auction cars could be a bad buy. and, what steps you should purchase. >> reporter: we are seeing a lot of cars from the east coast primarily the cars that seemed $3,000, $4,000, $5,000, under the price. even some are $10,000. >> reporter: motors in san francisco are all certified. meaning the manufacturer has inspected them, they'reand, they come with an extended warranty. general sales manager chris schniegenberg says 98- percent of his cars are also from the west coast. he warns buyers to always purchase certified used cars. and, stay away from cars coming from the east coast. which are often sold at a much higher cost than they're actually worth. >> you are going to seek wholesalers that are
- year-old genelle conway- allen. who was last seen alive in suisun city. 3- miles away from where her body was found. police did not elaborate as to how jones is linked to the crime. but they believe he acted alone. right now. a vigil is being held for genelle at alan philippe.? many people did not even know her but there were so touched by her story. i also spoke with the family members that are glad to hear that anthony lamar is the arrested. but that is still not take away the pain. how difficult is it for you to talk about her in the past tense? >> it is not good. she should not be in the past tense. i keep waiting for her to show up. >> issue is beautiful, smart a wonderful little girl. - she was beautiful, talented and love life. >> issue was so sweet and so nice. she went through a slot. she was so sweet and she went through--a lot she was an inspiration. >> reporter: that is another makeshift memorial wishing her the best of luck. the family members wanted to make a point to thank the fairfield police department. oftentimes in these cases they have to wait months sometimes yea
mild. tickets seven degrees in napa. 50s through pleasanton, redwood city. and 50s-with 20 m.p.h. wind speed along the coast. breezy and it will keep that fog at bay. very little fog. again, very similar to what we saw today with mild temperatures. but we do have more in store for later. temperatures in the '70s by thursday but will talk more about that and changes. >> ahead at eight. free after spending nearly seven years in prison. for the first time. hear the jailhouse interview that became a key piece of evidence in getting ronald ross's case overturned. >> the search for an oakland couple. who disappeared in peru nearly a month ago. after his arrest in dublin. rapper m-c hammer is speaking out. what he has to say about the incident. next. ♪ roundup ♪ i want a weed free season, that's how i roll ♪ ♪ so i reach for roundup extended control ♪ ♪ with the all-new, no pump, one-touch wand ♪ ♪ it kills weeds dead and keeps weeds gone ♪ [ whip cracks ] ♪ roundup extended control ♪ i just spray them weeds, then spray them cracks ♪ ♪ the weeds are gone, and they wo
and vigils, justice is finally within reach, and kansas city can remember and celebrate the little girl called precious doe, who now has a name. >> now we can come up with a headstone that erica michelle marie green. may 15, 1997 to april 28, 2001." [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] what's the point of an epa estimated 42 miles per gallon if the miles aren't interesting? the lexus ct hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >> a undercover sting busts busineses in sonoma valley selling alcohol to minors. round table pizza, hop monk tavern and pizzeria capri were all an underage decoy. employees who gav
a little bit in the end. 34-31 the baltimore. as time runs out. for the first time the 49ers in the city of san francisco and northern california find themselves on the short end of a super bowl. montana, steve young, the harbaugh family what a great story. with post-game reaction. >> in the locker room there were saying let's go. we have to believe. we have to keep our spirits high everybody was talking. and then the harbaugh came in and they had this look on their face that we can do it toward >> i felt that our guys battled and competed we had a spark. and i thought they did that, the battle to to get in it and paddled right to the brink of winning at. >> people are going to find what they find but the only negative sign that frank gore was saying that it was that he was the better team. >> there have been times that if the weather runs long? and if ryan o ryan -- >> we will take a break and come back. >> is nice.. we will be back. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wo
indonesia. >> palo alto police are investigating an attempted child kidnapping. in one of that city's quiet neighborhoods. kron four's jeff bush shows you where it happened and who police are looking for palo alto police say it happened about this time of day. it was about 5:30 monday afternoon. an 11 year old girl was riding her bike along emerson streetsouthbound. that's when she says this man was yelling obceneties at her as she approached. that scared her but what scared here even more is when he ran out into the street and tried to grab her. she peddled harder and got away and made it home where she told her parents what had happened to her. take a look at this sketch obtained by kron four. you can see there is a high degree of detail in the sketch. the suspect is described as a white male in his 30's, about 140 to 160 pounds with balding, light color hair and round glasses. palo alto police say they are on the lookout for this man. our kids are our most valuable resource and law enforcement takes things very seriously any time a child is involved, especially and 11 year old girl. many
biggest problem is looking down the city of the alley. with 40 in. reported in hamden. travel is slowly coming back to light and power is being restored. the governor of rhode island is crediting the cooperation of residents and the early prepared this. >> a great team effort and to think everybody. so many rhode islanders especiallwy eith the driving ban. /+ >> of many people are in join this 2 ft. with wintertime activity like sliding into august. with the clear weather today to get outside. this large group in stamford, conn. with a snowfall afight and boston common. >> i said i'm going to get ready for tomorrow. kron4's maureen kelly went to s-f-o where she talked to back east, about the conditions created by the massive storm. >> i was in the blizzard yes, it snowed 12 inches. >> reporter: here's a picture of emily allen took of her dog.and her kids enjoying the piles of snow that accumulated in just 8 hours. ironically she and her family are heading to a ski vacation in tahoe. pure ice, about 10 degrees this morning.pure ice >> reporter: these travellers from new jersey say they a
a death threat. kron4's scott rates is live at city hall in los gatos. with new reaction from residents. scott? >> reporter: they are so passionate about this issue is a packed town hall. they have been listening to open commons. now, they have decided how they want to move forward. carrying signs for and against. and robert chang is the owner and is listening to what all of these residents have to say. >> sporting goods. no basketball, no rackets, no shoes. sporting goods, but not one item to buy for any sports program. >> if there is been any deceit this is squarely on the shoulder of the people who are against this sports store. they do not like the second amendment to not like fire arms. they should just come out and say it. >> this is not a place for guns. but why do we need to be one of those places for access to guns. >> this allows access to our rights restricting our rights will adversely impact us as a free society. >> many passionate opinions. the council trying to decide how to move forward. we know that what they want to move forward and as soon as we get an update we will
new year parade will shut down several busy city streets in san francisco tomorrow night. grant lodes is here to tell us exactly when and where >> 5:15-8:00 p.m. before going on to geary and east on powell street then carney ending onajackson st ending on the n juedda line .. check with the website. for the latest closures and expansion of public transportation lines. >> pam: new tonight at 8 police are warning elderly chinese women. to be careful of scam artists this weekend. dozens of women in the chinese community have and stay with kron 4. from the chinese new year send us your photos of the parade. on twitter or facebook. and we will put them on our facebook fan page. >> a man was wrongfully convicted in a violent assault and shooting in oakland. and given a life sentence. but tonight. ronald ross is a free man for the first time in nearly seven years. ross took his first steps of freedom just after four this afternoon. after his conviction was dismissed. and. new tonight at 8. kron 4's dan kerman was there to capture his first reaction to being a free man. >> reporter: tonight,
with the city council and organized this event to bring people and and have them interact. notice, there's nobody speaking or talking in fact this is all just people being here for each other in making each other fill part of this community that is suffering so badly right now. >> pam: all of the sympathy notes will be gathered up after families of both fallen officers, butler and baker. continue to track the latest in this developing story. the next scheduled press conference with the santa cruz police department is set for tomorrow morning kron4 24/7 news channel. comcast 193 starting at 11- >> ahead at eight. if couple missing in peru. have been spotted. an update from family members. plus: cars damaged and homes flooded in san francisco. crews work to clean up this huge mess. after a water main break. and: federal immigration authorities release hundreds of detainees. ahead of the forced budget cuts. that could take effect this week. next. >> new information tonight about a livermore mother. convicted of having sex with when love and move two teenage boys. to to withpolice have arres
a criminal past. next. plus, right now, rescuers searching the rubble. after an explosion in a mexico city skyscraper killed more than a dozen people, and trapped even more. developing tonight at eight. right now. rescuers in mexico city are searching for survivors. trapped in debris after a deadly explosion at the headquarters of mexico's state- owned oil company. this video just came into our newsroom. at least 14-people have been killed in the blast. and as many as 80-others were hurt. the blast damaged at least three floors of the building. the explosion actually occured in the basement of a building next door. the cause is still being investigated. new details in the kevin collins kidnapping case. kron-4 has uncovered the identity of the primary suspect. in the 19-84 san francisco abduction. grant lodes is following developments in the case. grant. >> reporter: the prime suspect name is dan therrien.who had at least three san fransico addresses. we also ran a background check on the man who police desperately wish they could talk to again. the primary suspect - dan therrien went by th
in an instant. at&t. ♪ so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. the bay area in over 65 years! harbor porpoises. bill keener is the director of golden gate cetacean research. he and his colleagues have been studying marine life in the bay scene the late 70's. he was able shoot this video from the g.g bridge bill has some theory's as to why all of sudden we are seeing the return harbor porpoises to the bay! bill hopes people will get out, and grab a look at the bay's old friend. plus - a watchdog group warning parents about nap mats for pre-schoolers.that could be toxic. and finally some good news at the pumps? we'll tell you why gas prices are headed back down soon. there may be some relief at
full forecast, coming up. . [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> pam: now for today's market update. it was a mixed day on wall street. here are today's closing numbers. the dow edged up eight- points to close at 13- thousand-981. nasdaq lost six points to end at three-thousand-192. and the s and p 500 went down one point to one- thousand-519. there are growing questions about president obama's new cabinet. many key nominees are still in limbo.and the clock is critical issues. jessica yellin reports. >> reporter: up in the air? the future of the president's nominees for defense secretary -- cia director -- and treasury secret
police were called from almost every district around the city to get things back in order. but the fact still remains broadway and north beach appears to be back to its old ways or maybe it's never changed. all we know is something needs to be done. in san francisco, stanly roberts, crime 4 news. >> continues our team coverage tonight. new at 8:00, he talks with an eyewitness who watched that fight as it unfolded. >> this is just way out of control. i have never seen out of control like this before. >> talking about this fight that broke out along broadway early sunday morning in north beach. >> pushing and a lot of shouting and culminating into what eventually was, you know, was striking and, you know, hitting. >>reporter: valet parks cars at penthouse strip club across the street from the parking lot where the fight broke out. this is amateur video shot by those who live nearby. in it, you can see officers arriving by the dozen. police tell us they used additional resources from all across the city. early on, though, they were outnumbered. >> it's not enough cops on the street f
inside of that cabinet is not safe. >> reporter: city, the deputy that was injured cindy it must be painful for the entire department? >> it is painful for everybody with the law enforcement over southern california they have been working closely together for this lost last six-these days... there is no conflicting information they have not been inside of that cabin it is not safe. they believe that there is a body but it is not to say to the one side. it is not safe to go n sigin side of the cabin and i do not know anything about hostages. the victim's of the car theft were not injured. as far as i know. i am not aware i only know that there was a fire there that is all the information that i have. and i do not have any more information.. it was described to me as a rental and there was nobody there. >> reporter: can you reiterate just who is believed to be inside of that cabin? >> correct we believe that the person that. himself in side of that cabin and has been engaging with gunfire with our deputies and other law enforcement is still inside. even of the building has burned.
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